Age Pension

How you can claim your Age Pension from overseas

Jan has read that she can claim her pension while residing in Poland. Is this correct?

Age Pension

CPI figures point to an increase in the Age Pension in March

After deflation figures scuppered a pension increase in September, things appear to be back on track for March.


Centrelink Q&A: When is the best time for my wife to retire?

David’s wife is considering retiring soon, but he wants to know how best to get the timing right.

Age Pension

Does the money from selling your home affect the pension?

Andrew is planning to sell his home but is worried the proceeds will stop his pension.

Centrelink – Services Australia

What amount of savings can a pensioner have in the bank?

What amount of savings can a pensioner have in the bank? Learn about having savings, cut-off limits, deeming rules and their effect on the Age Pension.


Reports 'demonic' robo-debt algorithms are now targeting pensioners

Independent MP Andrew Wilkie has called on the government to protect pensioners from Centrelink's latest 'robo-monster'.

Age Pension essentials

Age Pension valuable to even 'wealthy' retirees, says expert

The Age Pension can potentially offset a one-third fall in a wealthy couple's investment portfolio, according to analysis by Milliman.

Centrelink – Services Australia

Centrelink Q&A: Can I upsize so I can claim the Age Pension?

Judy wants to sell her home and investment property to become eligible for the pension. Is this a legitimate tactic.

Centrelink News

How to check your eligibility for the $250 economic support payment

The $250 economic support payment is due to be sent to eligible Australians from 27 November. Have your circumstances changed and could you now be in line for a payment?

Centrelink – Services Australia

Can you use losses on rental properties to offset other income?

Mike has two investment properties and wants to know if losses on one house can offset the income from the other.

Banking & Investment

What is a granny flat interest and how can it help you?

A granny flat interest is an agreement for accommodation for life and can help transfer assets to your children without risking your pension payments.


What happens if you rent out a house to pay for aged care?

Blair is considering renting out his stepfather’s house to pay for his aged care accommodation but wants to know what happens to his pension.

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